International Ministries

International Ministries

Discipleship Resources International

Discipleship Resources, International (DRI) is a ministry of the Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church (UMC) designed to support Central Conferences that are working to expand their publishing capacities in a sustainable way. "Central Conferences" are the UM bodies in Africa, the Philippines, and Europe/Russia.

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Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly

The Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly is a place for young people from all around the world to worship, pray, and work together. This gathering is held every 4 years. GYPC is all about young people coming together, sharing their stories, and celebrating who they are  […]

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Africa Upper Room

Africa Upper Room is a new model for international ministry, drawing people together throughout the continent, practicing the daily disciplines of reading the Bible, praying, and sharing the journey with Christians around the world. Today, The Upper Room is distributed in 27 African countries.

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A Chrysalis weekend is an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with a three-day short course in Christianity. It is an opportunity to meet Jesus Christ in a new way as God’s grace and love is revealed to you through other believers.

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Living Prayer Center

The Upper Room Living Prayer Center is a 7-day-a-week intercessory prayer ministry staffed by Christian volunteers. You can submit a prayer request on our website, and your request will be emailed to our Covenant Prayer Groups.

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Academy for Spiritual Formation

Since 1983, the Academy for Spiritual Formation® has offered an environment for spiritually hungry pilgrims, whether lay or clergy, that combines academic learning with experience in spiritual disciplines and community.  The Academy's commitment to an authentic spirituality promotes balance, inner peace and outer peace, holy living and  […]

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